First of all, relax. Inflammation markers indicate just that, inflammation. Not cancer. So this has no meaning in that regard.
It could mean that your colon is in much worse shape than your symptoms suggest. It could mean you have an infection somewhere - in your colon or anywhere else. Follow up as the doctor suggested, but don't panic that this means cancer, because the lab findings just don't support that.
Let us know what you find out. I'll be keeping my fingers crossed that it's something easily and quickly resolved.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
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